Where to buy the Galaxy S9: Best deals for your new phone

It's more expensive than last year. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are coming on Friday, March 16, but we already know how much they will cost, and where they will be available. Here's everything you need to know. U.S. T-Mobile You'll be able to pre-order the Galaxy S9 and S9+ starting 9:01pm PT on March 1, or just after midnight ET March 2. T-Mobile is doing its usual trade-in bill credit, offering $360 off either the Galaxy S9 or S9+ with an eligible trade-in. Here are the phones eligible for $360 in credit: GS8 GS8+ GS8 Active GS7 GS7 edge GS7 Active Note 8 iPhone 8 iPhone 8+ iPhone 7 iPhone 7+ iPhone 6s iPhone 6s+ LG V30 LG V30+ Here are the phones eligible for $200 in credit: GS4 GS5 GS6 GS6 edge GS6 edge+ GS6 active Note 4 Note 5 iPhone 5s iPhone SE iPhone 6 iPhone 6+ LG V20 LG G6 LG G5 As for official price, here's what T-Mobile says: The Galaxy S9 is available in Midnight Black, Lilac Purple or Coral Blue for just $30/month on the T-Mobile Equipment Installment Plan ($0 down, FRP: $720), with the larger Galaxy S9+ also available for pre-order in the same colors for $30/month ($120 down, FRP: $840). T-Mobile says that the S9 series plugs into its new 600MHz spectrum, which offers more coverage in rural areas. Availability applies to MetroPCS, too. See at T-Mobile AT&T AT&T customers can pre-order the Galaxy S9 starting March 2, with an on-sale date March 16 in stores and online. The same for Cricket Mobile users, too. Here's the pricing: On AT&T Next, consumers can buy the Samsung Galaxy S9 for $26.34 or the Samsung Galaxy S9+ for $30.50 over 30 months. In other words, you'll end up paying a little over $790 for the Galaxy S9 and $915 for the Galaxy S9+ if you go with AT&T. Compared to T-Mobile, that's a price increase of $70 and $75, respectively. See at AT&T Verizon For customers on Verizon, you'll be able to pick up the Galaxy S9 for $33.33/month and the Galaxy S9+ for $38.75/month. Both of these are stretched out over the course of 24 months, meaning you'll ultimately pay $799.99 for the S9 and $929.99 for the S9+. To help reduce those costs, you can trade-in an eligible phone on Verizon and get a credit up to $350. Additionally, Verizon is also offering a $150 prepaid MasterCard if you port your existing number to a new line of service. $350 credit – iPhone X/8/8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+/Note 8 $300 credit – iPhone 7/7 Plus/6S/6S Plus, Google Pixel/Pixel XL/Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL, LG G6/V30, Motorola Z2 Force/Z Force, Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge/S7 Active $200 credit – iPhone 6/6 Plus, HTC 10, LG G5/V20, Motorola Moto Z Droid/Z2 Play, Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge/S6 edge+/S6 Active/Note 5 $100 credit – iPhone SE, HTC M9/M9+, LG G4/V10, Motorola Moto Z Play/Turbo 2, Samsung Galaxy S5/Note 4/Note Edge You can register for updates now and pre-orders will begin March 2. See at Verizon Sprint Sprint will also open pre-orders for the Galaxy S9 series on March 2, with sales beginning March 16. You'll pay $792 for Galaxy S9 and $912 for Galaxy S9+, but they're also available through Sprint's Galaxy Forever lease program, which allows you to upgrade to the newest Galaxy after 12 months, for $33/month for S9 and $38 for S9+. The phones will be available in Midnight Black, Lilac Purple and Coral Blue. Boost Mobile is also planning to sell the Galaxy S9, but things are simple: only the small phone, only in black, and only See at Sprint Unlocked If you prefer buying your phones directly from the manufacturer, without all the bloatware and potential SIM locking, Samsung is offering both the S9 and S9+ unlocked from day one. In the U.S., you'll pay $719.99 for the Galaxy S9 and $839.99 for the Galaxy S9+, but both are available with Samsung's financing program if you'd prefer to pay month-to-month. See at Samsung Xfinity Mobile If you're a Comcast customer rocking that Xfinity Mobile life, you can pre-order the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in Lilac Purple, Coral Blue, and Midnight Black on March 2 with pre-registrations beginning February 26. On March 16, the phones will officially launch both online and at physical Xfinity Stores. To help commemorate the launch fo the Galaxy S9/S9+, you'll be able to get a $250 prepaid gift card when purchasing a select Samsung phone on a new line of service between February 26 and March 22. Better yet, Xfinity Mobile is also offering a guarnateed $200 credit when trading in a qualified device. See at Xfinity Mobile Canada Rogers For our Canadian readers, it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that Rogers will carry the Galaxy S9 and S9+. The amount you pay depends on which plan type you choose, with the pricing working out as follows: Premium+ Tab – $249 for the Galaxy S9 / $379 for the Galaxy S9+ Premium Tab – $449 for the Galaxy S9 / $579 for the Galaxy S9+ Smart Tab – $599 for the Galaxy S9 / $729 for the Galaxy S9+ Talk & Text or No Tab – $999 for the Galaxy S9 / $1129 for the Galaxy S9+ You can get either the S9 or S9+ for as low as $0.93 after trading in an eligible device with activation on a 2-year Share Everything plan, but you'll need to either buy the phones in person or have them ship to your local Rogers store to take advantage of this. As if that wasn't enough, Rogers is also offering a free Samsung Fast Wireless Charging Stand (a $90 value) with the purchase of a Galaxy S9/S9+ on select 2-year Share Everything Plans. Unlike the above promo, this is available both in-stores and online. See at Rogers Unlocked In Canada, Samsung is selling the Galaxy S9 and S9+ unlocked, starting at $960 for the smaller phone and moving up to $1100 for the larger one. Both phones remain unlocked once you put a SIM card into them, but they download (and keep) the carrier details from the first SIM that was inserted into them, much like their carrier counterparts. In Canada, Samsung is offering only the Lilac Purple and Titanium Grey models. See at Samsung UK O2 O2 in the United Kingdom is selling the Galaxy S9 for £49.99 upfront and then £56/month for 24 months. If you want the larger and more impressive Galaxy S9+, you'll pay the same £49.99 upfront cost but a more expensive £61/month charge. Thanks to the O2 Recycle program, you can score £100 off the purchase of either phone when trading in the Galaxy S7, S7 edge, S6, S6 edge, or S6 edge+. To ensure you get these savings, you'll want to get your pre-order in by March 15 and trade-in your current device by April 15. See at O2 Vodafone Vodafone is also offering the Galaxy S9 series in the UK, and for the regular S9 you'll pay £29 upfront followed by £59/month. If you want to step up to the Galaxy S9+, you'll pay a bit more ay £49 upfront and then £69/month. See at Vodafone EE Mobile For EE Mobile customers, you can get the Galaxy S9 for £58/month and the S9+ for £68/month. The former comes with 64GB of storage while the latter has 128GB, but no matter which you choose, you'll be able to get the phones in either Lilac Purple, Coral Blue, or Midnight Black. Similar to a lot of other carriers, EE Moible is also running its own trade-in deal. If you have a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, you can trade it in to EE and get a £250 discount on either the S9 or S9+. See at EE Mobile Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Galaxy S9 and S9+: Everything you need to know! 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date: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 17:30:02 +0000